Marshfield Area Community Foundation



Contact Information:
P.O. Box 427
Marshfield, MO 65706

Established June 3, 2005

Board of Governors:
Rob Foster, Chair
Jeremy Loftin, Treasurer
Carol Cruise, Secretary
Anne Armstrong
Kimberly Clark
John Dickey
Fay King
Al Thomas
Josh Thompson
Rachel York

Advisory Board:
Dan Beckner, Danielle Boggs, Jamie Clark, Barbara Herren, Anita Hunter, Tracy Gray, Gary Gray, Gary Griffen, Joy Johnson, Dale Keenan, Sue Minor, Danny O’Neal, Helen Phillips, Chuck Replogle, Jane Robertson, Vicki Shalloup, Leslie Thomas, Robin White, Darcy Whitehurst

For additional information, contact Jean Benzen, President, at

Total Assets (as of 12/31/17): $1,576,417



Applications are now being accepted for the MACF’s 2017 community grant round.

(At right: The MACF grant committee reviews applications. Grants will be awarded at the annual Boots, Bands and BBQ event on September 9.)

Click below for your preferred application; printed apps must be returned to the Marshfield Area Community Foundation during the application period.

Submit online
Word document
Budget form

Community Grants for Fiscal Year 2016

University of Missouri Extension Webster County, educational programming, $2,500
Webster County Food Pantry, $2,100
OACAC Webster County, holiday food baskets, $800
TLC Student Fund Scholarship Fund, $2,000
Niangua Fire Protection District, community building roof, $2,100
OACAC Head Start, computer and classroom materials, $1,500
Marshfield R-1 School District, culinary arts equipment, $700
Friends of Hidden Waters, Inc., park benches, $1,200
Marshfield R-1 School District, laser engraver, $1,500
Marshfield Performing Arts Society Inc., challenge grant, $600
Dental needs for kids, $133
Give Ozarks prizeS, $500

Community Grants for Fiscal Year 2015

Greenwood Community Club Fund, $1,350
Niangua Fire Protection District, $3,200
Imagination Station of Marshfield, $1,500
Webster County Victims Assistance Shelter Program, $1,200
Choices Pregnancy Center, $2,000
Marshfield Community Theater, $2,000
University of Missouri Extension Webster County, $2,000
OACAC Webster County, $1,100
TLC Student Endowment Fund, $2,000
Marshfield Senior Center, $1,000
Dental expenses for kids, $1,477
Give Ozarks grants for nonprofits, $475

Community Grants for Fiscal Year 2014

Dental services for children, $1,544
Webster County Food Pantry, $2,000
Marshfield R-1 School District, Hubble Elementary book sets, $1,500
Marshfield R-1 School District, culinary arts, $1,000
Marshfield R-1 School District, Parents as Teachers/Diaper Bank, $500
Marshfield Community Theater, $1,000
TLC Student Fund, student needs match, $1,600
Marshfield Senior Center, $250
University of Missouri Extension Webster County, $1,000
Choices Pregnancy Center, $1,000
Marshfield R-1 School District, student leadership education, $1,000

*Challenge to raise the remainder of funds required to purchase the table


News and Updates

MAIN2_MACF Board at Hubbell Fund celebrationMarshfield crosses $1 million mark

The Marshfield Area Community Foundation joined the ranks of the CFO’s “Million Dollar Babies” (affiliates with $1 million or more in total assets) in June 2014, thanks to an administrative endowment fund from the estate of Jack Hubbell, which will benefit the Webster County Historical Society. MACF board members recognized the opening of the fund with a presentation at the Historical Society’s offices.





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Funds and Grantmaking

Existing Funds:
4 County Food and Thrift Fund
Activity Complex of Marshfield Fund
Carl and Anne Armstrong Charitable Fund
Mike & Jean Benzen Charitable Fund
Boots, Bands and BBQ Fund
Bread of Life Marshfield Christian Church Fund
Callaway Historic Cabin Fund
Central Bank of the Ozarks Marshfield Area Community Development Fund
James & Kimberly Clark Family Scholarship Fund
Friends of Del Massey Fund
Ella Dickey Memorial Endowment Fund
The Dickey Fund
The Dickey Administrative Endowment Fund
Dickey Family TLC Fund
Donco 3 – Niangua Community Fund
Ebenezer Perpetual Care Association of Webster County, Missouri Fund
Elkland Christian Church Fund
John and Anne Foster Family Fund
Robert & Amanda Foster Fund
Edwin Hubble Statue Fund
Elkland Christian Church Hunger Challenge Fund
The Steve W. Freeman and Harriett J. Freeman Fund
Friends of the Pool, MT Fund
Greenwood Community Club Fund
GRO Marshfield Fund
Ellsworth and Betty Haymes Memorial Fund
Herren Family Fund
Hidden Waters Nature Park Fund
Hidden Waters Nature Park Capacity Building Fund*
Hidden Waters Nature Park Community Building Fund
RD & Marjorie Hjelmeng Family Fund
Jack Hubbell Administrative Fund
Joy Johnson Charitable Fund
King Family Charitable Fund
Fay King Fund
Marshfield Cherry Blossom Festival Fund
MACF Capacity to Share Fund
Marshfield Area Community Grantmaking Endowment Fund
Marshfield Community Center Endowment Fund
Marshfield Community Center Fund
Marshfield High School Alumni Fund
Marshfield Hunger Challenge Fund
Marshfield Junior High Youth Empowerment Fund
Marshfield Performing Arts Society Fund
Marshfield Senior Center Building Fund
Marshfield Senior Center Endowment Fund
Kurt Mikal Luebbert Memorial Fund
The H. Lyman Mooney Music Scholarship Fund
# Retha Stone Baker and William G. Baker Children’s Dental Care Fund*
# Retha Stone Baker and William G. Baker Webster County Historical Society Fund*
Jane Robertson TLC Fund
Romance Raffle Fund
Rotary Club of Marshfield Community Fund
Southern Missouri Bank of Marshfield – Ben H. Morgan Memorial Fund
Kathryn Garst Gray and Henry E. Gray Scholarship Fund in honor of Lester and Nanalee Garst
TLC Student Fund
TLC Student Funds Scholarship Fund
TLC Student Administrative Fund
TLC Student Endowment Fund
Vivian Stuber Memorial Library Fund
Vivian Stuber Memorial Library Endowment Fund
Trevor Waugh Fund
Webster County – Garst Memorial Library Fund
Webster County Victim Assistance Program Fund
Virginia Williams Memorial Fund

Legacy Society Members:
Caroline Ames
Jean Benzen & Mike Benzen
Adam Blanch
Kimberly Clark
John Dickey
Ann Foster
Rob Foster
Steve and Harriett Freeman
Barbara Herren
Anita Hunter
Nicholas W. Inman
Joy Johnson
L. Fay King